Ways Teachers Can Help and Support Children with Autism

Posted On October 31, 2018 in

Autism is a common condition that affects many children in the US. The CDC estimates that 1 in 68 children that are of school age are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. For students with autism, learning in a classroom environment can be challenging. Many autistic children have trouble with memorizing things, staying focused, communicating with… Read More

Surviving Thanksgiving: Strategies for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Most people tend to feel a little bit stressed out around Thanksgiving. There’s a lot of work that goes into planning Thanksgiving dinner, preparing your home for guests, and finding time to do all of the shopping and cooking.   However, for those with social anxiety, the stress that comes during Thanksgiving can be overwhelming…. Read More

Ways to Cope with Anniversary Trauma & Seasonal Triggers Related to PTSD

Posted On October 9, 2018 in

As Thanksgiving and Christmas draw nearer, people tend to feel an increase in their stress levels and anxiety. However, for individuals coping PTSD, these emotional reactions to seasonal changes can be particularly difficult to cope with. Our mental health clinic in Denver sees many PTSD patients on a regular basis. Over the years, we have… Read More

ADHD & Diet: Does Nutrition Affect ADHD?

As Halloween, Christmas, and other sugary holidays approach each year, there always seems to be an increase in discussions involving diet and ADHD. Our Denver mental health specialists often have these types of conversations with the parents of the patients we see. After all, it’s only natural that parents feel concerned about their child’s diet,… Read More

Understanding ADHD in Adults & Recognizing Symptoms

ADHD is undoubtedly a complicated disorder, and therefore one that’s often misunderstood. When most people think of ADHD, they think of the child who can’t sit still in their desk at school or the teenager that acts out impulsively, always getting into trouble. In fact, it used to be believed that children grew out of… Read More